College Scholarships With February Deadlines

Check Out These 30 Scholarships that Expire in February

College costs a lot of money, but luckily billions of scholarship dollars are available. College applicants who work hard at applying for scholarships can often reduce the overall cost of their educations significantly. Don't wait until the spring to start looking for scholarships—some deadlines have already passed, and many more are fast approaching.

In the list below, you'll find scholarships ranging in value from $500 to $25,000 that expire in February. For each scholarship, you'll find links to additional information at Cappex.com, an excellent free website that provides college and scholarship matching services. These scholarships are generally renewed yearly. The deadline dates and other details can change from year to year, so check with the administrators for the current information.

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$1,000 Easy College Money Scholarship

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  • Award: $1,000​
  • Deadline: Awarded Monthly
  • Description: No essay required. Applicants simply create a free profile at Cappex.com.
  • Administered by Cappex.com
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Get A Boost Scholarship

  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: Rolling deadline ends Dec. 31
  • Description: Applicants must submit an essay about innovative, ingenious or just plain good ideas on ways to help smokers put down cigarettes and join the world's smoke-free movement.
  • Administered by Black Note, Inc.​
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Ed and Sandra Metzger Scholarship of the Bowling Green Community Foundation

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: To qualify, applicants must intend to pursue an undergraduate degree in manufacturing, engineering, interior design, or business; demonstrate average to above-average academic achievement, and have a need for financial assistance.
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Sluhan Family Scholarship

  • Award: $25,000
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors from Waite High School in Toledo, Ohio, who plan to enroll full-time in undergraduate study.
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Ameritish Scholarship Fund

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for graduating seniors and graduates of Toledo School for the Arts who are planning to pursue a course of study in an art-related field at the undergraduate level.
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Amir and Shaheda Khan Scholarship for Journalism or Communications

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for individuals of the Islamic faith who are pursuing a post-baccalaureate degree in journalism or communications.
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Buckeye CableSystem/Telemundo Scholarship

  • Award: $1,500
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school students of Hispanic heritage who are permanent residents of Buckeye CableSystem's Toledo service area. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must write an essay no longer than 1500 words addressing the theme, "I'm Proud to be a Hispanic-American in Ohio/Michigan."
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Buckeye CableSystem/TV One Scholarship Fund

  • Award: $1,500
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school students of African-American heritage who are permanent residents of Buckeye CableSystem's Toledo service area.
  • Administered by Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Edith Franklin Pottery Scholarship

  • Award: $7,000
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for entering and current college students pursuing a degree in ceramic arts (with a focus on pottery) who are permanent residents of northwest Ohio, or Lenawee or Monroe Counties in Michigan.
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Jamie Farr Toledo Classic Scholarship

  • Award: $3,000
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors from Northwest Ohio or Southeast Michigan who will be entering an accredited school or higher education in the fall. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must demonstrate financial and an ACT composite of at least 24 or SAT composite of at least 1100, excluding writing section (1530 three-score equivalent).
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Local 8 Scholarship Fund

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for children of deceased members of IBEW Local 8 in Toledo, Ohio; or for disabled members of Local 8 or children of disabled members that are participating in the organization's health and welfare program.
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Robert L. Maxwell & Lathrop/Turner Scholarship Fund

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for engineering students at the University of Toledo, students in the Construction Management program at BGSU, or the McWhorter School of Building Science program at Auburn University (Auburn, AL).
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Masters Scholarship

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for college-bound high school seniors from Upper Sandusky High School in Upper Sandusky, Ohio.
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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United Muslim Association of Toledo Scholarship Fund

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Description: This scholarship is for students of the Muslim faith who are pursuing a degree in the field of communications (which may include journalism, broadcasting, media, film, or public relations) or majoring in K-12 education. Priority consideration will be given to individuals who have graduated from high schools located in northwest Ohio or southeast Michigan.
  • Administered by the Toledo Community Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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VSTONE General Scholarships

  • Award: $5,000
  • Deadline: February 1, 2018
  • Description: This scholarship is for final year veterinary students who are residents of New England. To qualify, applicants must be attending an AVMA-accredited veterinary school or college.
  • Administered by the Veterinary Scholarship Trust of New England (VSTONE)
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: February 2, 2018
  • Description: This scholarship is for children, grandchildren, step children, step grandchildren, and legal wards of living Elks. The Elk must be a paid-up member through March 31, 2018. To qualify, applicants must be college-bound high school seniors who plan to take the SAT or ACT by December 31, 2017.
  • Administered by the Elks National Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship

  • Award: $10,000
  • Deadline: February 2, 2018
  • Description: This scholarship is a merit-based, need-based scholarship for college-bound high school seniors from Cook County, Illinois who have a cumulative 3.0 unweighted GPA or higher, demonstrate strong financial need, and are eligible to receive state and federal aid. The application requires three essays and two recommendation forms.
  • Administered by the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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We the Students Scholarship Contest

  • Award: $500–$5,000
  • Deadline: February 5
  • Description: This scholarship is for current high school students in the United States, American Armed Forces schools abroad, and the US territories. Home-schooled students are eligible. To qualify, applicants must submit an essay answering a given question.
  • Administered by the Bill of Rights Institute
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

  • Award: $1,500
  • Deadline: February 15, 2018
  • Description: These scholarships are for students who are citizens of the United States and are attending or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. DAR chapter sponsorship is not required. Applications for American Indian Scholarships and DAR Good Citizen Scholarships may require a different form and deadline.
  • Administered by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship

  • Award: $500–$5,000
  • Deadline: February 15
  • Description: Applicants must write an autobiographical essay related to Alzheimer's disease.
  • Administered by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA)
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Eileen Kraus Scholarship

  • Award: Varies
  • Deadline: February 15
  • Description: This scholarship is for a female resident of Connecticut who is a high school senior or recent graduate intending to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year university or college to obtain an Associate or Bachelor degree.
  • Administered by the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois

  • Award: $23,000
  • Deadline: February 15
  • Description: Scholarship recipients must participate in Golden Apple Summer Institutes, and teach for five years in an Illinois school of need within seven years of graduation.
  • Administered by the Golden Apple Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Golden Apple Pathway Scholars

  • Award: $5,000–$2,500
  • Deadline: February 15
  • Description: Applicants must have graduated high school and be currently attending one of the 53 partner universities in Illinois, or an Illinois community college. If selected as a Golden Apple Pathway Scholar, recipients must participate in Golden Apple Summer Institutes, obtain Illinois teacher certification, and teach for five years in an Illinois school of need within seven years of graduation.
  • Administered by the Golden Apple Foundation
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Continuing Education Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: February 15, 2018​
  • Description: This scholarship is for members of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the spouses and children of members. To qualify, applicants must wish to further their education by pursuing a college degree or a career direction at a technical school.
  • Administered by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Optimist International Essay Contest

  • Award: $2,500
  • Deadline: February 28, 2018
  • Description: Applicants must contact their local Optimist Club and submit an essay on the given topic: "C an Society Function Without Respect?." Applicants must be under the age of 18 as of Oct. 1. See website for more details.
  • Administered by Optimist International
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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Wear Action Scholarship

  • Award: $500
  • Deadline: February 28
  • Description: This scholarship is for students who are enrolled half-time or full-time in a high-school, university or vocational school for the fall or spring. High school students must be enrolled full-time to qualify. Applicants must submit an essay about the impacts of gadgets in fitness to apply.
  • Administered by Wear Action
  • Get more information (Cappex)
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